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Shows Opening this February in DC

February 13, 2017 by CJ Schwartz
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Whether you’re looking for a casual fling at the theater or it’s a more serious relationship – there’s great shows for all levels of theatrical commitment this February in DC. Read on to see what’s opening this month!

The River


Spooky Action Theater, February 2 – February 26

If you don’t get enough tension from your current beaux (or lack thereof) look no further then this tense modern drama with mythical and mysterious overtones at Spooky Action Theater. Get tickets here.

Watch on the Rhine

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Arena Stage, February 3 – March 5

You know you can count on Arena Stage for a great play done well and Watch on the Rhine is no exception. Set when America is on the brink of entering World War II, Golden Globe winner Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl) leads an ensemble cast in Lillian Hellman’s suspenseful play. Get tickets here.

King Charles III

King Charle

Shakespeare Theatre Company, February 7 – March 12

Directed by Studio Theatre Artistic Director David Muse, Mike Bartlett’s Olivier Award-winning play comes to Washington, D.C.  Named #1 Play of the Year by The New York Times, The Associated Press, TIME, and Entertainment Weekly, this is a must see. Get tickets here.

The How and the Why

The How and the Why

Theater J, February 15 – March 12

Leave it to Theater J to bring us a play that makes us think. By the writer of hit TV shows House of Cards, In Treatment, and The Affair, this keenly perceptive play about science, family, and survival of the fittest grapples with the choices faced by women of every generation. Get tickets here.

The Taming of the Shrew

As You Like It

Synetic Theater, February 15 – March 19

Starring Synetic’s award-winning Founding Choreographer and Associate Artistic Director Irina Tsikurishvili, the Hollywood-set adaptation of one of the Bard’s best known romantic comedies returns this season in Synetic’s classic style. Get tickets here.

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